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Natural Resources Manager
Job Type: part-time permanent position
Location: New Jersey
Posting Date: 14 Feb 14
Closing Date: 16 May 14
Organization: Friends of Princeton Open Space
Location: 57 Mountain Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540
Job Classification: Half-time position (21-hour work week)
Friends of Princeton Open Space seeks a part-time Natural Resources Manager to oversee land stewardship in the Mountain Lakes Open Space Area. This position reports to the Friends of Princeton Open Space Board of Trustees and the Chair of the Natural Resources Committee. Responsibilities include designing and implementing habitat restoration and enhancement projects, controlling invasive plant species, leading volunteer workdays, conducting plant inventories, and creating community outreach and education programs. Click here to view the complete position description : http://fopos.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/NRM-Position-Description-2014.pdf
Candidate must possess a passion for conservation, desire to work outdoors, and ability to conduct physically strenuous field work. Qualifications include: knowledge of local ecology, experience in the control of invasive plant species, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, and a Bachelor’s degree in ecology, natural resources management, or a related field. Experience with GPS/GIS preferred.
Friends of Princeton Open Space is a non-profit organization devoted to acquiring open space for preservation, protecting natural resources, maintaining and extending trails, and providing environmental education in the Princeton area. FOPOS holds the conservation easement on the 75-acres Mountain Lakes Preserve and has “adopted” 200 acres of contiguous lands through the town’s Adopt-A-Park Program.
Contact Information:To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and list of references to Clark Lennon, Chair of the Natural Resources Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Cc email@example.com.
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